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Focaccia Bar

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4 Rabbi Akiva Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-625-6428
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

The Restaurant was recomiended by the staff at the hotel as I was looking for something light in the afternoon The place was rather nice and the focaccia and salad that I ordered was good not excellent Service was very very poor Not that I was looking for a kosher restaurant but once seated and having ordered a family walking... More 

Thank Ikemx
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185 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

The service is somewhat sluggish but overall the food was fresh and the prices are convenient. A nice place to be in.

Thank Ron R
Vancouver, Canada
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266 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

We walked around the area of Jaffa Road, Ben Yehuda Street and Hillel St. looking for a restaurant when we stumbled across a very packed Foccacia Bar. Great atmosphere, quite a varied menu, lots of great salads, and more than ample portions on our plates; on each of our four visits we struggled to clear our plates. I think the... More 

1 Thank EandSmee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

The service was not the best and it was quite expensive. But the food was amazingly good! The Seafood Pasta and the Calamari were excellent and the Focaccia bread was amazing. I would recommend to anyone to eat there. It was well worth the time and the atmosphere was great. They could lower the prices a little to help accommodate... More 

Thank Todd G
Oslo, Norway
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We ate here last summer and had such a great experience that we wanted to eat here again. However, this time the service was not so nice. Our waitress kept us waiting for a really long time as she was busy talking to her colleague and when she showed us to our table she did so in a vary “couldn’t... More 

1 Thank Linn J
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

This is my very favorite restaurant in Jerusalem. I have never been disappointed with anything I have ordered. I love all the focaccias. The servings are huge, so be prepared to share with another or takeaway to enjoy later. My favorite dish is the Avocado Salad with chicken. I also like the stir-fry vegetables with chicken.

Thank luvinthejourney
Ken Caryl, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

We went here on our first night in Jerusalem on the eve of Shavuot, so there was not a huge number of places open and a lot of people were eating here. It was a little hard getting service, but once we ordered, food came quickly and it was very good. We ordered one focaccia with roasted eggplant, and it... More 

Thank Eugene S
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

A really fun place. We were a group of six that went out for after Shabbat dinner. It's a non Kosher restaurant and the menu variety is very nice. The calamari was outstanding as was the seafood pasta dish. Real Dairy Desserts !! Yum Yum

Thank Exopchef
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

Went here on the Shabbat as it was the only thing open within walking distance, so it was like finding an oasis in the dessert! For this reason, it was very crowded and the wait staff seemed overworked, leading to slow service. They were however very pleasant and eager to please. We had pasta dishes which were nice although nothing... More 

Thank Richard M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

After a hard days tourism in Jerusalem we arrived for a pre-ordered meal around 7.00pm. I was a bit disappointed to find our party of seven squeezed onto a small table but after a word with the management, we were moved to a much larger table and the evening was saved. Food here is great - we ate meat and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Israeli, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Rabbi Akiva Street, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-6428

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?